Players adapt to new roles as Alabama continues to find the right lineup

It’s early January, and Alabama is still trying to find a lineup that best suites the team. The Crimson Tide have experienced numerous line up shakeups with players going down with injury, sickness or being suspended at the beginning of the season. Junior guard Dazon Ingram has been caught in the middle of those lineup shakeups. After missing the Crimson Tide’s blowout loss to Georgia, he was brought off the bench in a 14-point win against Georgia.

Five players leave early for the NFL Draft

Since head coach Nick Saban took over in 2009, he has had 25 players leave the program early for the draft. He had five more on Thursday. Minkah Fitzpatrick, Da’Ron Payne, Ronnie Harrison and Bo Scarbrough all announced that they would submit their names for the NFL Draft on Thursday, while wide receiver Calvin Ridley announced on Wednesday via Twitter. 

Alabama gymnastics opens up home schedule with Georgia

 When Alabama gymnastics squares off against Georgia in its first home meet of the season on Friday, it will be the third time that an Alabama team has faced Georgia in the past week. Although they will not be competing for a national championship, the meet will have a similar level of intensity given the passionate and rich history between the two storied programs.